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President Barack Obama COVERS "ROLLING STONE"

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President Barack Obama, looking his usual dapper self in the Oval Office, is on the latest cover of ROLLING STONE magazine.  Get the deets on his youth-targeted interview inside....

 

As he kicks his 2012 re-election campaign into high gear, President Barack Obama has popped up on the cover of the latest issue of Rolling Stone magazine.  Inside, he talks about everything from Republican candidate Mitt Romney to the impact our President has on young Black children as their role model.  Obama said,

"That's hugely important.  But you shouldn't also underestimate the fact that there are a whole bunch of little white girls and white boys all across the country who just take it for granted that there's an African-American president. That's the president they're growing up with, and that's changing attitudes."

He also discusses that he did not think his election marked the beginning of a "post-racial period."  That's a big statement to the world from a man in his position--even though it's deemed as stating the obvious in many ethnic communities.

President Obama has been making an effort all week long to appeal to the younger voters.  He spoke about lowering student loan rates and connected with Jimmy Fallon's audience last night. And I must say I appreciate that.  Very rarely do Presidential candidates even blink an eye to the 18-30 crowd.

The interview drops this Friday.

 

EXTRAS:

1.  Jennifer Hudson exited the courtroom before graphic evidence is produced during today's William Balfour trial.  Story.

 

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